Mayflower Inn and Spa
Do as much or as little as you fancy at this delightful country retreat set within 58 acres (23ha) of landscaped gardens and woodland in Washington, Connecticut. There are books and games, countryside views and roaring fires for anyone who wants to take it easy and a packed calendar of special events for those who prefer to keep busy. Think daily wellness workshops and meditation, classes in everything from flower arranging to tarot cards and guided hikes and cycle rides. It also has a relaxing indoor pool.